Magic Theatre

Stage Picks: HIR at Magic, Gidion’s Knot at Aurora, Threepenny Opera at SJ Stage, PBO at Bing

San Jose Stage (the company that never says never) brings the iconic musical 'The Threepenny Opera' to life as part of its 31st season.

Magic Theatre and Oregon Shakespeare Festival co-commission trilogy by Luis Alfaro

Luis Afaro's Oedipus el Rey was one of Stark Insider's favorite moments in San Francisco theater of the last few years.

Sex and death at Magic Theatre: ‘Arlington’ (Review)

Her entire role is sung, and we see her singing the way some of us write: tentatively, figuring the world out, one word at a time. One senses that if she were to stop singing, she’d stop existing, unable to feel her way forward in the dark.

Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ returns home to Magic Theatre

Buried Child won the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and launched Shepard to national fame as a playwright.

Bay Area Stage: Blue Man Group, ‘Happy Ones’ at Magic, ‘Being Earnest’ at TheatreWorks, ‘Arsonists’ at Aurora

Openings: Blue Man Group in San Jose, 'The Happy Ones' at Magic Theatre in San Francisco, 'Being Earnest' at TheatreWorks in Mountain View, and 'The Arsonists' at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

Magic Theatre takes up residency at A.C.T.

Schedule features "raw" production of 'Se Llama Cristina', new play readings, and late-night programming.

Review: ‘Se Llama Cristina’ at Magic Theatre

The premise is one of my favorites, drawing from elements not unlike what we've seen over the years in other forms, notably in Christopher Nolan's 'Memento' and the 'Saw' horror film franchise.

Theater Ticker: Waiting for Godot, Se Llama Cristina, Our Practical Heaven

On the Stark Theater Radar: openings at Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, and Aurora Theatre.

Bay Area theater openings

Openings at A.C.T., SHN Orpheum, Dragon Theatre, Magic Theatre, San Jose Stage Company, and The Ashby Stage in Berkeley.

San Francisco: World Premiere of Octavio Solis’ Se Llama Cristina

Octavio Solis is a playwright and director living in San Francisco. Se Llama Cristina is his third play to be produced at Magic Theatre.